CDL 100 Career Development & Planning Links
categories contain links to various sources on the Web relating to career development and
planning. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the content of these websites, the usual evaluation measures should be taken by the researcher.
More information about this topic is available in our
The Career Interests Game© - Learn more about your interests and the world of work through this exercise which is based on Dr. John Holland's theory of categorizing work into the following six different groups: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
CareerOneStop: Career Tests and Self Assessments - This page sponsored by
the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration provides
links to a variety of self assessment tools and resources.
Mapping Your Future - Visit the sections on this site for Developing a Career Plan, Skills and Interests, and Research Occupations.
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Explore the World of Work
MCC's Career and Transfer Center -
MCC's Career Center is available to assist students with career development,
transfer college planning, job search/employment needs.
Career Exploration and Research - MCC'S Career Center provides this list of links to various career
What Can I Do With a Major In ... - From the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, this site lists many different majors and provides examples of careers within different fields of study. Also listed are links to different professional organization and association sites.
JobStar Central - Sponsored by the Bay Area Library & Information System (BALIS) in California, this site provides links to other websites providing detailed information on a wide variety of careers.
Career Profiles and Career Forum Videos - View online videos of MCC's
Career Forums where you can hear professionals
speak about and answer questions regarding their experiences in their respective
fields, and visit the links to additional career sites through MCC's Career Center Office.
MCC's Counseling and Advising Center - Check out the Career Exploration section on MCC's
Counseling and Advising Center web page for more career links.
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Online Career Publications
Occupational Outlook Handbook
- This source from the U.S. Department of Labor describes what workers do on the
job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and
expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online - Presents articles on a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Career Guide to Industries - Provides detailed information on available careers
by type of industry.
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Additional Career Information Websites
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Job Listing Sites
General Job Listing Sites
Careers.Org - A directory of over 6000 career websites by topic and region
including jobs and careers by state.
Job Listing Sites on the Internet - MCC's Transfer and
Placement Office provides this site which contains links to numerous job listing
Local/National Employment Links - Visit the links to these job listing sites
courtesy of MCC's Career Center Office.
The Riley Guide - A directory of employment and career
information sources and services on the Internet.
Job Listing Sites for Specific Careers
Computerworld Careers Knowledge Center
- Career information for Information Technology (IT) professionals.
Reporters.org - "Featuring advice and anecdotes from practicing
journalists and expert media recruiters, this website covers everything an
aspiring journalist needs to know, including where to get the latest
journalism training, how to land an internship, job search strategies,
interview tips and more."
Careers - Science Careers is the careers component of the
journal Science that scientists rely on for career information and job
postings. Science Careers is dedicated to being the world leader in
matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and
NewScientistJobs.com - Search for biology, chemistry, and other science jobs.
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Contacting the Teacher
Anne Hughes teaches CDL 100 Career Development and
Planning. Students taking the CDL 100 course online through the SUNY Learning Network (SLN)
can contact her using the "Communicate" link available in the SLN ANGEL Course
Map page, by e-mail at
email@example.com, and telephone
P. Czaja, Revised 8/2011